1. Where Nicklas Lidstrom Ranks Among the Detroit Red Wings' All-Time Greats

    It really is an impressive position that the Detroit Red Wings are in. Most NHL teams can easily point to who their greatest player is...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 1,644 reads 26 comments

  2. Detroit Red Wings: 4 Candidates To Lock Up the Final Roster Spots

    Training camp opens in 10 days and the season starts in one month. The Detroit Red Wings will see some changes to this year’s lineup. Gone are long-time Wings Kris Draper and Chris Osgood...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 881 reads 15 comments

  3. Michigan Wolverines: Brady Hoke and Fan Expectations

    Brady Hoke-A-Mania is running wild through the streets of Ann Arbor and the Wolverine faithful seem to be fully on board with the new coach...

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  4. Hatred in Detroit: Detroit's Most Hated Sports Figures

    It is easy to hate the opposing team and its players when they enter town. But what does it take for a city to turn on its own players? Detroit is a rather nice sports city to play in...

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  5. Detroit Red Wings Free Agent News: 6 Worst Contracts in Franchise History

    The Red Wings have long been considered one of the best-managed franchises. From ownership on down, their consistency is envied around the league. Four Stanley Cup championships in 14 years can have that affect...

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  6. NHRA Drag Racing 60th Anniversary: The Circuit's 16 Biggest Moments

    The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is celebrating its 60 th anniversary this season. The sport has grown from racing on abandoned air fields and streets to mega facilities spread across the country...

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  7. Detroit Tigers: Can the Tigers Survive Jim Leyland's Management?

    Managing a baseball team is no easy task. You have to manage and massage player egos while dealing with the second guessing of fans, all while trying to get a multimillion dollar team focused and playing well enough for 162 games...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 777 reads 10 comments

  8. Detroit Tigers: Should Justin Verlander Be in the MVP Race?

    Justin Verlander is putting together an incredible year and should be in the MVP race. Of course, to put him into the MVP discussion, one has to assume it is a foregone conclusion he will win the AL Cy Young award...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 1,336 reads 34 comments

  9. Detroit Red Wings: Ranking the Top 12 Netminders in Franchise History

    The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. They are third in all time Stanley Cup wins and first among teams from the United States...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 317 reads 2 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings: The Top 10 Players in Their Minor League System

    When Brian Rafalski, Chris Osgood and Kris Draper all retired this offseason, people naturally looked at the free agent market to see who could be brought in to replace these players...

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  11. 8 Great Announcer Meltdown Moments

    There have been many lists and rankings about athlete and coach meltdowns. We have all seen George Brett charging the field, Hal McRae tear apart his office, players fighting or Bob ...

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  12. Detroit Red Wings: Kris Draper, Chris Osgood and Moments to Remember

    People’s love affair with sports comes from many places. For some it is the strategy and gamesmanship of the game, for others it is to marvel at the skill and power of the athletes...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 474 reads 2 comments

  13. Detroit Tigers: Jim Leyland and His Schizophrenic Team

    The Detroit Tigers are a mystery, maybe the most head-scratch inducing team in baseball this year. They enter the month of August in first place by 2.5 games...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about almost 3 years ago 272 reads 5 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons Jimmy Howard Has to Be Goaltender of the Future

    Jimmy Howard is the No. 1 goalie in Detroit . The upcoming season will be his third in that role. His regular-season numbers dropped in the second year but his postseason did improve...

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  15. NFL Lockout: Are the Owners Ballsy or Dumb?

    Word spread quickly late yesterday that NFL was back in business as the owners, led by commissioner Roger Goodell, held a news conference. All sounded great during the news conference (read the NFL's press release here)...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings: Best Chris Osgood Moments

    Chris Osgood is the story that never should have been, at least if he listened to his doubters. Too often told he was too this or too that to play he proved them all wrong. He has won three Stanley Cups, 401 wins and 50 shutouts...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 1,046 reads 8 comments

  17. Red Wings Free Agent Rumors: 5 Ways to Fix Their Goaltending Situation

    The Detroit Red Wings entered the free agency period looking to fill the void left by Brian Rafalski’s retirement as well as add a backup goalie...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 3,886 reads 16 comments

  18. Detroit Red Wings: 13 Bold Predictions for the 2011-12 NHL Season

    The Detroit Red Wings look to be poised to be among the top Stanley Cup Contenders yet again this upcoming season...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 9,415 reads 71 comments

  19. MLB All Star Game: Does MLB Have the Worst All Star Game?

    To be fair, we really shouldn’t be calling any of the games that the four major sports put on as a true “All-Star” game. They should be called popularity games or who-has-the-biggest-city game...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  20. Jonathan Ericsson, Detroit Red Wings: Did the Wings Hit the Panic Button?

    The Detroit Red Wings have announced that they have signed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to a three-year deal. The concern is that the contract is for $9.75 million (or $3.25 million every year)...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 979 reads 19 comments

  21. Detroit Red Wings: The 3 Best Players at Each Position in Franchise History

    The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most successful franchises in the NHL . Their list of great players reads like a who’s who of hockey history...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 3,615 reads 11 comments

  22. Detroit Red Wings: 7 Moves That Will Return Them to the Top

    The Detroit Red Wings have now gone back-to-back seasons with losing in the second round of the playoffs. While in most cities this would not be that big of a deal, the standards in Hockeytown are a bit higher...

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  23. Stanley Cup Finals: Can Roberto Luongo Win the Big One?

    Luongo has long been questioned if he can win the big game. His career numbers and achievements are very good...

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  24. NHL Power Rankings: The 27 Worst Cheap-Shot Artists in Hockey History

    Hockey is a sport that is played at such high speeds, and collisions are a part of the game. It is sometimes a fine line between a hard hit and a cheap or dirty hit. Some players live on that line...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 2,518 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Hockey: Does the Original 6 Really Mean Anything Anymore?

    Hockey holds firm to the notion of the Original Six being a grand collection of teams. There is something to be said about respecting the history of the game and treasuring the teams that help build the NHL ...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 3 years ago 4,900 reads 26 comments